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Organ traffickers ‘run health camps’ to lure people (kp 21/04/2017)

Govt plans to increase succour for cancer care (kp 18/04/2017)

Free renal transplant service starts with two successful ops: Health Minister Thapa says the govt will widen the coverage of the programme to help more needy people (kp 17/04/2017)

Doc aims to reach more rural patients (ht 15/04/2017)

Gagancare: Sick infants will now get free treatment, and the government will pay for patients needing dialysis and kidney transplants, by Om Astha Rai (nt 07/04/2017), Policies for the people, interview with Health Minister Gagan Thapa (ht 07/04/2017)

Valley denizens advised to wear dust mask (ht 05/04/2017)

Govt planning to take EMS nationwide (kp 04/04/2017)

‘State not able to give autism due priority’ (ht 01/04/2017), They need care: As many children in Nepal have autism, they should be detected quickly and the health workers should be taught to recognize the condition (ht 03/04/2017)

Disaster preparedness: Govt gives a leg up to Valley’s health facilities (kp 31/03/2017)

Free TB treatment in 4,344 health centres (ht 23/03/2017)

Free mobile health camp in Rautahat (ht 22/03/2017)

‘Oral Health not govt’s priority’ (ht 21/03/2017)

Misplaced distrust among health workers hits anti-filariasis campaign (ht 20/03/2017), Educated reluctant to take elephantiasis medication, by Raju Adhikari (rep 21/03/2017)

Lalitpur DPHO to run anti-filariasis campaign (ht 15/03/2017)

World kidney day: Govt preparing to offer free transplantation (kp 10/03/2017), Kidney diseases: Risks posed by obesity, by Pukar Chandra Shrestha (ht 10/03/2017), Ratio of kidney docs to patients dismal; Ten percent of population suffers from kidney problems: Study, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 10/03/2017)

Anti-rabies vaccine crunch (ht 10/03/2017)

Govt set to introduce ambulance operation guidelines (kp 09/03/2017)

Polio immunization drive to get back on track this weekend (rep 04/03/2017), Health staff obstruct polio vaccination in many districts, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/03/2017), 18 officials booked for disrupting polio drive (kp 06/03/2017), Govt starts door-to-door drive (kp 07/03/2017), Polio immunizations resume after suspension of 18 staff: MoH keeps eye on 50 agitating staffers for possible suspension (rep 07/03/2017), Polio vaccination drive over (kp 11/03/2017)

Some tobacco industries flouting statutory health warning guideline (ht 28/02/2017)

Govt to bear cost of uterine, breast cancer treatment: The Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare  says it will soon sign memorandums of understanding regarding free treatment with government hospitals (kp 28/02/2017)

Rabies patients untreated as crisis worsens (ht 27/02/2017)

Health Care Reforms Under Gagan Thapa, by Rajendra Thapa (25/02/2017)

Free treatment of breast and uterine cancer on cards: Minister Khadka: The WHO data suggests every year 4,000 new patients of breast  and uterine cancer  appear in Nepal (kp 24/02/2017)

Cheap cloth masks unreliable against Valley pollution: Study, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 23/02/2017)

Child health care system improving (ht 22/02/2017)

Plans afoot to regulate ambulance service (kp 19/02/2017)

Vaccination, iron tablets not available in rural Bajhang, by Jagat Khadka (rep 17/02/2017)

Stakeholders call for prioritising immunisation Fund (kp 15/02/2017)

Stretchers expected to save lives in remote villages: The government has recently provided stretchers to the female health workers in constituency 1 and in Surkhet. With a stretcher in every hand, the health workers feel empowered to save lives, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 15/02/2017)

Arthritic treatment in Dipayal (ht 14/02/2017)

Health workers’ protest may hit anti-polio drive (kp 13/02/2017)

3D-printed prosthetic dreams: Adapting a new technology for use here in Nepal was never going to be quick and easy. But it’s a great sign of how far things have come that it is now possible, by Evangeline Neve (kp 11/02/2017)

Transplanting love: On 14 February, celebrate the ultimate love of a man who gave his kidney to his wife, by Shreejana Shrestha (nt 10/02/2017)

Turning a blind eye to deafness: Many instances of deafness could be prevented if the government took the problem seriously, by Dhundi Raj Poudel (kp 08/02/2017)

Drive against elephantiasis in 30 districts from March 4: 10.5m people above  two years of age to get anti-filarial drugs (kp 07/02/2017)

World cancer day: Most patients seek care when disease is at advanced stage, by Mansih Gautam (kp 05/02/2017)

‘Increase awareness of the risks of bad oral hygiene in rural areas’ (ht 05/02/2017)

Public-private partnership: New model for healthcare, by SP Kalaunee, Kiran Regmee and Ryan Schwarz (ht 01/02/2017)

Free healthcare saving lives, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 31/01/2017)

A little awareness can go a long way in preventing deaths from thalassemia. by Anita Shrestha (ht 30/01/2017)

Valve replacement surgery made free (ht 30/01/2017)

Review priorities: The government needs to refashion its approach to healthcare including the need of improving administration of health services in public hospitals (ht 26/01/2017)

Donor driven healthcare ignoring most patients: MoH panel; 'Rights of people to get basic health care services ignored', by Arjun Poudel (ht 25/01/2017)

SCD test available in Dhangadi (ht 23/01/2017)

Govt sets limit for chemicals in toys (ht 21/01/2017)

Permit must for tobacco item sale from March 14, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/01/2017), Licence must for tobacco business from mid-March: Tobacco outlets have to be at least 100 m away from educational institutions, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 21/01/2017)

Locals of Jumla elated with the introduction of ambulance service, by DB Buda (rep 16/01/2017)

Eye health and misconceptions: Change is possible but slow, by Rabindra Adhikary (ht 10/01/2017)

Govt hospitals asked to provide free Pap tests: Women from 35 to 60 years of age advised to  take the test at least  once a year (kp 08/01/2017)

Lamjung to be fully vaccinated (ht 04/01/2017)

Shame delaying diagnosis of cancer among women (ht 29/12/2016)

Healthcare to the poor: Govt planning a hike in financial assistance (kp 26/12/2016)

13 pc children not immunised despite free vaccination (ht 24/12/2016)

Youths organise free health camp for malnourished Raku locals (ht 18/12/2016)

Healthcare service for needy starts: Krishna Bisunkhe and Durga Bahadur Pariyar first ones to benefit from free hospital service for disadvantaged (kp 17/12/2016)

13pc children deprived of essential vaccinations (ht 17/12/2016)

Good initiative: The government’s monitoring mechanism will have to ensure that all the targeted people have got such medical services in a dignified manner (ht 14/12/2016)

First successful liver transplantin the country, by Manish Gautam (kp 09/12/2016), HOTC conducts first open heart surgery (ht 09/12/2016), Promising start: Nepali doctors have pushed the frontiers of medical treatment in the country (kp 14/12/2016

Counter-attack of the microbes: Nepal has issues of overuse of antibiotics in both humans and animals, uncontrolled prescription, or hospital-based infections, by Sameer M Dixit, Buddha Basnyat (nt 09/12/2016)

MoH to start liver transplantation (ht 03/12/2016)

Shortage of BCG syringes in Farwest, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 30/11/2016)

Report raises doubts over effectiveness of measles vaccine, by Manish Gautam (kp 29/11/2016)

Commoners feel the brunt of clearing hospital bills (rep 19/11/2016) [Most of them not even have the caste affiliation that is necessary to become a leading politicians and, thus, get treatment  paid be the state!!]

Death breath Govt should adopt measures to fight the most common non-communicable disease in the country, by Arpana Neopane (kp 16/11/2016)

World Diabetes Day: Eyes in focus, by Eli Pradhan (ht 14/11/2016)

Jumla locals question promise of free, quality health services, by DB Buda (rep 09/11/2016)

Free dialysis service frequency up (kp 08/11/2016)

Hundreds visit free dental camp in Bouddha (ht 08/11/2016)

Bone marrow transplant in Nepal ‘cheapest’ in Asia (ht 08/11/2016)

Cancer patients share stories of struggle, triumph (ht 06/11/2016)

Patient leaps to his death ‘unable to pay for medical’ (kp 04/11/2016)

NRCS runs blood donation drive (kp 31/10/2016)

Beyond Blindness: Where does rural Nepal stand in adequate sustainable eye care and rehabilitation infrastructures?, by Araniko Pandey (kp 29/10/2016)

Cancer treatment: Lack of infrastructure hits patient (kp 23/10/2016)

Blood crunch hits patients hard forcing hospitals to postpone surgeries, by Arjun Poudel (ht 17/10/2016), Blood crunch: The concerned agencies should have taken precautionary measures before blood supply became an acute problem (ht 18/10/2016)

Law allowing organ donation after brain death yet to be implemented (ht 16/10/2016)

Heart health promotion: From community level, by Abhinav Vaidya (ht 07/10/2016)

Minister vows to enforce 90 per cent PHW on tobacco packs (ht 05/10/2016)

Nepal likely to face shortage of injectable polio vaccine, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/10/2016)

50 per cent laboratory reports not reliable: NPHL; 'Privata labs, polyclinis make more errors than govt labs', by Arjun Poudel (ht 01/10/2016)

Quake-hit Sindhu people struggle for health care, by Anish Tiwari (kp 21/09/2016)

Govt conducts prevalence study: The Nepal Health Research Council has hired 45 health professionals to carry out the survey on the prevalence of non-communicable diseases in 72 districts across the country, by Manish Gautam (kp 19/09/2016)

Protection against air pollution: Cloth masks are not very effective, study reveals, by Garima Chaulagain (kp 31/08/2016)

Patients unhappy with government’s free dialysis service (ht 21/08/2016)

Poor people’s problem: An antivenom shortage has led to preventable deaths from snakebites in rural Nepal, by Deb P. Pandey (kp 24/07/2016)

Cancer treatment in western Nepal (ht 14/07/2016)

Basic health care (ht 14/07/2016)

Health office launches drive against malaria (ht 09/07/2016)

Erratic power supply affects vaccination: Vaccines worth Rs 2 million damaged, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 26/06/2016)

Aarogya Foundation gets three new dialysis machines (ht 19/06/2016)

Nepal gets its first PET-CT scanner (ht 08/06/2016)

Weight-loss surgery offers hope to morbidly obese: Doctors at Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal, have completed procedure at a comparative cheaper cost between Rs150,000 and Rs200,000, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/06/2016)

Man goes blind in one eye after ‘botched cataract surgery’ (kp 23/05/2016)

Awareness programme launched against diseases (ht 20/05/2016)

Nepal moves closer to polio endgame (ht 19/05/2016)

Japanese encaphalitis: Vaccination drive launched in Doti (ht 11/05/2016)

Blood crunch hits patients in Bajura, by Arjun Shah (kp 10/05/2016)

Fight against cancer: Health Ministry set to build two care centres, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/05/2016)

Vaccination campaign fails to meet target in urban areas (ht 01/05/2016)

More than 4 lakh kids to be vaccinated against JEV in far-west region (ht 28/04/2016)

WHO launches global strategy to end leprosy (ht 21/04/2016)

Nepal joins 150 countries in bid to wipe out polio: Nepal has seen no new cases since 2010 n Porous border with India retains the risk, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/04/2016), Nepal joins campaign to eradicate polio (ht 18/04/2016)

Flesh and bones: Slaughterhouse regulation strict hygiene inspections are critical to public health (kp 12/04/2016)

Paying for free health treatment, by Mithilesh Yadav (rep 07/04/2016)

Norvic conducts first prostate surgery using laser technology (kp 24/03/2016)

15 percent children still deprived of essential vaccination (rep 23/03/2016)

Free eye camp benefits locals, by Daman Rai (rep 17/03/2016)

Anti-filariasis drive launched in Saptari (ht 12/03/2016)

Transplant Act 2016: Expectations from it, by Pukar Chandra Shrestha (ht 10/03/2016)

13 million to be administered elephantiasis drug (rep 08/03/2016)

Health campaigns shouldered by disgruntled FHVs, by Suman Malla (rep 05/03/2016)

Girls to be vaccinated against HPV (ht 27/02/2016)

Police to fine Rs 100 for public smoking (ht 27/02/2016), 1,000 nabbed in 3 days for smoking in public, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/02/2016)

1.6 million children to be immunized (rep 20/02/2016)

3-day elephantiasis eradication campaign in March, by Bira Gadal (rep 19/02/2016)

Vaccinations in district stalled after toddler death: Over 1,000 children barred from vaccines, by Raju Adhikari (rep 11/02/2016)

Ambulance runs out of fuel, baby boy dies (kp 09/02/2016)

Vaccination drive against measles, rubella to be launched (ht 05/02/2016), Vaccination campaign against measles, rubella kicks off (ht 08/02/2016)

11,000 regain sight after corneal transplant (ht 27/01/2016)

‘Govt should meet kidney patients’ demands’ (ht 25/01/2016)

Free health camp brings respite to ailing elderly, by Kisan Sangeet Nepali (rep 25/01/2016)

Health budget slashed but risk of post-earthquake epidemics lingers, by Arjun Poudel (rep 14/01/2016)

Fewer amputation surgeries than anticipated after quake: Health experts attribute it to advancement in medical technology, skills, by Manish Gautam (kp 13/01/2016)

Five polio-free years, efforts must continue: WHO (ht 13/01/2016)

Rautes deprived of medical care, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 10/01/2016)

Govt instructed to produce anti-venom (kp 08/01/2016)

Parents ‘against’ vaccinating children, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 06/01/2016)

Immunisation Bill endorsed: Pvt sector can now run programmes with govt approval (kp 05/01/2016)

Govt to conduct health camps in quake-hit districts (kp 30/12/2015)

Dearth of drugs, vaccines affects health services, by Rajendra Manandhar and Shankar Acharya (kp 24/12/2015)

Shortage of medicine affects health services, by Basanta Singh (kp 10/12/2015)

Children deprived of vaccination (kp 28/11/2014)

Dialysis service starts in Damauli (ht 19/11/2015)

Govt to identify children with SAM: Starts administering Vitamin A, deworming tablets to children, by Kokila KC (ht 03/11/2015)

5-day free dental camp begins in Bouddha (ht 02/11/2015), Over 1,500 benefit from free dental camp (ht 08/11/2015)

Right to sight (ht 09/10/2015)

Villagers demand immediate health services, by Narhari Sapkota (rep 05/10/2015)

Let there be sight, by Arpan Shrestha (kp 03/10/2015)

A healthy free for all: The constitution’s lofty aim of upgrading health care can be achieved with a proven public-private partnership model, by Bikash Gauchan (nt 02/10/2015)

Sickle cell anaemia: Dearth of drug hits patients; The shortage of medicine is caused by the protracted protests in various Tarai districts, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 16/09/2015)

Shortage of doctors hits services, by Guru Prasad Bhandari (kp 14/09/2015)

WHO calls for affordable, quality health services to all (ht 12/09/2015)

Seeing is believing: As the number of donors grows, Nepal becomes self-sufficient in corneal transplants, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 11/09/2015), Helping the poor to see: Two doctors and their amazing quest to restore sight and save lives, by Kunda Dixit (nt 11/09/2015), New vision for Nepal: For a man who has achieved so much Sanduk Ruit is down-to-earth and humble about his accomplishments, by Stéphane Huët (nt 11/09/2015)

Changing priorities: It is high time that both infectious and chronic diseases were integrated into Nepal’s primary health care system, by Geha Nath Khanal (kp 09/09/2015)

Computer-based ARF diagnosis system developed (ht 23/08/2015)

Bhojpuris hiring choppers to ferry sick (ht 15/08/2015)

Elderly woman deprived of free treatment (ht 11/08/2015)

Successful tumor surgery sparks hope for better health care services, by DB Buda (rep 01/08/2015)

Caring in Kavre: Earthquake-related injuries have been replaced by pre-existing ailments, by Peregrine Frissell (nt 24/07/2015)

11 snake bite cases in a day (ht 23/07/2015)

Earthquake injured deprived of treatment, by Sudip Kaini (kp 12/07/2015)

Adolescents not getting friendly health services, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 11/07/2015)

13-year-old mom seeks help for tumor treatment (rep 11/07/2015)

Ambitious plan to improve health care services (rep 09/07/2015)

WHO calls for tax increase to curb tobacco epidemic (ht 08/07/2015)

CBTS facing acute shortage of blood (ht 30/06/2015)

WHO: Prioritise health service (kp 26/06/2015), Absence of regular health services puts tremor survivors at risk: WHO (ht 26/06/2015)

Bleak prospects for injured quake survivors (ht 24/06/2015)

Post quake recovery: Full fledged health services by ‘mid-July’, by Manish Gautam (kp 16/05/2015)

Blood crunch hits Chitwan (ht 15/06/2015)

Fanning out first responders far and wide, by Manish Gautam (kp 13/06/2015)

All in this together, by Arpana Neopane (kp 13/06/2015)

Call for banning sale of tobacco products (ht 09/06/2015)

Polio campaign in Tarai, by Janak Nepal (kp 07/06/2015)

Getting on after a spinal injury, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/06/2015)

MCKs to be set up to ensure health services: WHO to rush Medical Camp Kits to 14 districts most affected by temblor (ht 02/06/2015)

Artificial extensions: For the thousands who have lost their limbs to the quakes, prosthetic replacements will help them find their footing again, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/05/2015)

Step-down centres for those injured in earthquake (ht 29/05/2015)

Govt to provide health services from tents during monsoon, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/05/2015), Nepali, Indian docs to conduct mobile health camps (ht 28/05/2015)

Rs 5b sought for healthcare sector (kp 27/05/2015)

CBTS temporarily shifted to Nepal Police Club (ht 15/05/2015)

Ensure chopper-based mobile health service, says UCPN-Maoist (ht 22/04/2015)

Blood bank launched (ht 21/04/2015), Blood bank struggling to meet demand (ht 23/04/2015)

‘Vitamin A to kids’ campaign begins (ht 20/04/2015)

Govt policy to blame for rise in snake bite deaths, by Shankar Acharya (kp 08/04/2015)

Slow road to recovery: Entrenched interests will attempt to maintain the status quo, but healthcare reform is necessary, by Munish Sharma (kp 01/04/2015)

Campaign against blindness: Limitations and challenges, by Tirtha Prasad Mishra (kp 30/03/2015)

Training for doctors to save heart patients: Experts seek cardiac treatment at affordable cost in the country (ht 29/03/2015)

NMA asks docs to attend to patients within 72 hrs, by Arjun Poudel (rep 27/03/2015)

Call to phase out mercury in health care (ht 23/03/2015)

10,000 patients deprived of TB treatment: NTC (ht 23/03/2015), Reaching the unreachable: With the private and public sector running parallel, Nepal has the opportunity to extend coverage for tuberculosis by engaging all care providers, by Sarah Korver (kp 24/03/2015)

Nepal honoured with Bloomberg award for anti-tobacco law (ht 20/03/2015)

Health service via mobile in Baglung: Programme aims to reduce mortality rates among mothers and babies, by Prakash Baral (kp 18/03/2015)

First cancer camp in Dadeldhura (ht 18/03/2015)

Kathmandu elites refuse to take elephantiasis drug, by Arjun Poudel (rep 18/03/2015)

Fund crunch hits free treatment (ht 12/03/2015)

Warning messages on tobacco products; Directives will come into force on May 16: Minister Adhikari; Packets,wrappers need to have 90 per cent space with details about possible health hazards (ht 10/03/2015)

Public awareness of diabetic retinopathy minimum (kp 06/03/2015)

Anti-filariasis campaign to begin soon (kp 04/03/2015), Second phase of anti-filariasis campaign begins (ht 15/03/2015)

Experts lay stress on multi-sector approach to eliminate NTDs (ht 27/02/2015)

Detecting heart murmurs: Echocardiogram machines are even available in remote corners of Nepal, by Buddha Basnyat (nt 27/02/2015)

Support For Medical Treatment Abroad, by Himosh Sharma (rn 20/02/2015)

A most difficult disease: Cancer patients in Nepal suffer from both undertreatment and over-treatment of the disease, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/02/2015)

Vitamin A stock running out (ht 16/02/2015)

Supporting infirms, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 03/02/2015), Number of cancer cases increasing, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/02/2015), Many patients die as result of late diagnosis, interview with Prakash Neupane (kp 03/02/2015), Cases soar but docs in short supply: Statistics show there is only one oncologist in Nepal for 450 cancer patients, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/02/2015), Number of cancer patients on rise (ht)

Elderly in Devghat deprived of proper healthcare facilities, by Chandni Hamal (rep 02/02/2015)

Calling the shots: People deserve to know what is blocking the Hepatitis E vaccine in Nepal, by Sophia Tamot (kp 27/01/2015)

Anti-pneumonia vaccine launched in Pokhara, by Shiva Sharma (kp 19/01/2015), New vaccine to fight pneumonia among children (ht 19/01/2015)

Govt to start social health protection plan: The government has decided to launch the programme in three districts as a pilot project (kp 16/01/2015)

Call to stop mercury use in dentistry (kp 14/01/2015)

Delivery of BCG vaccine delayed by five more daysShould have arrived in Nepal on Friday, as per a commitment made by the government earlier (ht 11/01/2015), BCG, MR vaccines arrive after 3 mnths (kp 16/01/2015), MR, BCG vaccines arrive, finally: Immunisation programme to resume next week (ht 16/01/2015), Govt yet to send MR, BCG vaccines to districts (ht 24/01/2015) [?????], Govt sends MR, BCG vaccines to districts (ht 28/01/2015)

Patients throng free health camp, by Tularam Pandey (kp 09/01/2015)

Donated ambulances lack funds for repair, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 04/01/2015)

Donating organs after death (kp 30/12/2014)

A kidney has no gender: But transplants are heavily skewed in favour of men, by Binita Dahal (nt 26/12/2014)

No pills to swallow: Micronutrient supplements can be vital short-term measures to reduce anaemia in children, by Giri Raj Subedi (kp 23/12/2014)

Babies at risk amid vaccine shortage (kp 22/12/2014)

Vaccine dearth ends soon: MoHP (kp 19/12/2014), Vaccine crisis leaves govt scrambling: Says it is seeking UN agency's help to ensure early delivery (ht 19/12/2014), Indecision, fear of CIAA cost vaccine program dear, by Arjun Poudel (rep 19/12/2014)

Free dialysis for patients with Hepatitis B, C: HOTC (kp 18/12/2014)

Patients forced to pay through the nose for free blood, by Arjun Poudel (rep 16/12/21014)

Govt starts discussion on reducing blindness (kp 14/12/2014), Seminar on prevention of avoidable blindness concludes (ht 14/12/2014)

Vaccine dearth grips eastern districts (kp 12/12/2014)

Hospital waives fees to motivate male kidney donors, by Anup Ojha (kp 10/12/2014)

Patients deprived of free medicine service (kp 05/12/2014)

Blood transfusion course on cards (ht 04/12/2014)

OPD service on public holidays: NMA urges doctors not to obey ministry decision (kp 03/12/2014)

Stigma prevents leprosy patients from seeking medical help, by Motilal Poudel (kp 27/11/2014)

Hospitals urged to organize blood donation programs (rep 15/11/2014)

Pneumococcal vaccine drive from January (ht 13/11/2014)

Two-day fair on awareness about diabetes to start tomorrow (ht 13/11/2014)

Once bitten: The Nepal Army, in association with the government, can play a key role in the production of anti-snake venom in the country, by Keshar Bahadur Bhandari (kp 09/11/2014)

Vaccine shortage: Far West kids vulnerable to TB, by Mohan Shahi (kp 04/11/2014)

Deep freezer down, no vaccines for children, pregnant women, by Krishna Oli (rep 03/11/2014)

Tobacco firms to display warnings on 90pc cover, by Manish Gautam (kp 31/10/2014), Directives on tobacco items amended (ht 31/10/2014)

Working for wellbeing: Female volunteers raise awareness about hygiene and nutrition in the rural healthcare of Bhedabari in Kaski district, by Merilin Piipuu (nt 17/10/2014)

Hand washing can avert 42 pc death of children under five (rep 16/10/2014)

Bhaktapur Red Cross faces blood shortage (kp 15/10/2014)

Country in need of rheumatic disease experts (ht 13/10/2014), One in three persons will have arthritis: experts (rep 13/10/2014)

Govt asks local officials to treat ailing Rautes (kp 10/10/2014)

Preventable blindness still prevalent, say experts (ht 09/10/2014)

Govt to include 3 new vaccines in regular immunization (rep 08/10/2014)

Lack of ambulance service troubles Baglung folk, by Prakash Baral (kp 08/10/2014)

Aarogya brings in machine to aid organ transplantation (kp 21/09/2014)

Govt urged to support cancer patients (ht 17/09/2014)

Polio vaccination to be intravenous: The Inactivated Polio Vaccine is known for bolstering the immune system against all types of polio viruses, by Manish Gautam (kp 16/09/2014), IPV introduced in Nepal, first in SAsia region: Vaccine provides maximum immunity to polio when combined with OPV (ht 19/09/2014)

Blood crunch hits Bajura hard (ht 16/09/2014)

11-day heart camp begins (kp 14/09/2014)

Medics: Awareness crucial to arrest needless deaths, by Manish Gautam (kp 14/09/2014)

Ban tobacco to control cancer: Experts (ht 07/09/2014)

To hospital by helicopter and paying thru the nose, by Daman Rai (rep 04/09/2014)

Child goes 3 months without treatment, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 04/09/2014)

Govt taking multi-sectoral approach to tackle NCDs (ht 03/09/2014)

Valley faces shortage of blood, by Dipak Bayalkoti (kp 08/08/2014)

NNJS bid to address child blindness: Plans to extend services in 10 more hospitals across country (ht 08/08/2014)

Sick healthcare: Nepal's health policies have proven to be restrictive, repetitive, and unimaginative with no clear roadmap, by Suman Khakurel (rep 06/08/2014)

Snakebite treatment centre sought (ht 01/08/2014)

72,533 units blood collected in Valley in 2013-14 (ht 28/07/2014)

Snake anti-venom crisis raises concern (kp 23/07/2014)

First lot of anti-snake venom arriving in Capital today (ht 21/07/2014)

Pneumococcal vaccine drive from Nov (ht 20/07/2014)

Govt to prioritise access to health care, workforce (kp 18/07/2014)

Anti-snake venom stock to last only a week: EDCD says immediate supply must to save hundreds of lives (ht 09/07/2014)

Address antivenom crisis: OPMCM (ht 04/07/2014), Rautahat deficient in anti-snakevenom (ht 07/07/2014), Snakebites on the rise (rep 07/07/2014)

Free cure for Sickle Cell disease comes as great relief for Tharus, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 02/07/2014)

Surgeons rejoin severed forearm (ht 30/06/2014)

'Anti-venom crisis created deliberately: Officials, Arjun Poudel (rep 24/06/2014), Poisoned chalice (rep 25/06/2014)

Govt to introduce pneumococcal vaccine (rep 18/06/2014)

NCRS seeks free treatment for cancer patients (ht 17/06/2014)

Blood shortage acute in Mugu, Banke (kp 15/06/2014)

Snakebite cases in tarai: Care eludes patients as hospitals lack antivenom (kp 13/06/2014)

Dispensing hope with free medication to the poor since ‘97, by Dipak Bayalkoti (kp 10/06/2014)

Lack of timely treatment costs Yarcha pickers’ lives, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 07/06/2014)

Bajura folks deprived of basic health care (ht 05/06/2014)

Stub it out: A half-hearted implementation of the Tobacco Regulatory Act will not help the cause (kp 04/06/2014)

Health Minister for increasing tobacco tax (kp 31/05/2014), Countries urged to hike tobacco tax: Must implement price policies as a way to reduce cigarette consumption (ht 31/05/2014)

Nature Cure benefits troubled patients, by Bimal Khatiwada (kp 28/05/2014)

Health experts stress Mercury-free dental fillings (kp 27/05/2014)

Snakebite antidote low on stock (ht 23/05/2014), Anti-snake venom shortage acute as monsoon nears, by Arjun Poudel (rep 31/05/2014)

Understanding health care and hospital system in Kathmandu, by Sambridhi Adhikari (nn 10/05/2014)

Call of Children: Prevent Our Disease (sp 09/05/2014)

TB screening initiative to focus on workers of carpet factories (ht 06/05/2014)

Rhetoric and reality: Doctor's fee is not the biggest determinant of a patient's healthcare cost; there are multiple hight-impact potential targets for cost controll, by Subarna M. Dhital (rep 26/04/2014)

Vitamin A campaign rolls on (ht 20/04/2014), Kids deprived of immunisation Protesting volunteers refuse to cooperate (ht 20/04/2014), 3.6m children administered vitamin A capsule (rep 20/04/2014)

Cervical cancer test starts at Bir Hospital (ht 03/04/2014)

Staff shortage hits health service, by Birendra K.C. (kp 31/03/2014)

Plan to make country trachoma-free by 2017 (ht 31/03/2014)

Building on success: Polio eradication, by Poonam Khetrapal Singh (rep 26/03/2014)

Ambulance misuse on rise in Pokhara, by Prem Nepali (kp 23/03/2014)

Emergency health services remain on paper (ht 22/03/2014)

Beleaguered govt mulls home-grown snake anti-venom (rep 20/03/2014)

Blood shortage hits patients (ht 25/02/2014)

Vaccination campaign against Hepatitis ‘B’ begins, by Aman Koirala (kp 24/02/2014)

No vaccination for children of far-west (ht 24/02/2014)

Phase II campaign against elephantiasis begins (ht 23/02/2014), Elephantiasis grips Tupche VDC: Two to three people affected in every household, by Arjun and Nirajan Poudel (rep 23/02/2014)

Heavy burdens: Although an inextricable part of the mountaineering industry, porters in Nepal are rarely afforded the respect they deserve, and when they happen to fall ill during trips, are generally paid off and left to fend for themselves, often with fatal results, by Prakash Adhikari (kp 15/02/2104

Immunisation Fund Regulation introduced (ht 09/02/2014)

Patient dies as ambulance driver refuses to take him to hospital, by Ajit Tiwari (rep 08/02/2014), Ambulance drivers’ extortion (ht 14/02/2014)

Fire Brigade seeks permission to run ambulance service, by Arjun Poudel (rep 08/02/2014)

Govt mulls extending anti-filariasis drive in low coverage areas (rep 01/02/2014), Anti-filariasis campaign to be launched in 40 districts (nn 02/02/2014), MDA to combat elephantiasis (kp 03/02/2014), Anti-elephantiasis capsules being administered today (nn 08/02/2014)

Medical treatment facility for the poor: Govt directive to provide financial aid up to Rs 1 lakh (ht 31/01/2014)

Bajura village deprived of health care (ht 29/01/2014)

Chronic maladies: Behavioural changes, along with the enforcement of existing legislation, are key to preventing non-communicable diseases, by Lonim Prasai Dixit (kp 28/01/2014)

Govt to import equipment to fight cervical cancer (ht 28/01/2014), Cervical cancer in Nepal, by Saroj Nepal (ht 31/01/2014)

Elephantiasis infects 1,550 (ht 28/01/2014)

Nepal close to polio eradication, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/01/2014), Immunisation drive in 68 districts tomorrow (ht 24/01/2014), 42 lakh kids receive oral polio vaccine (ht 26/01/2014), Polio drive to continue today (nn 26/01/2014)

Efforts to create fund for extended vaccination cover, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/01/2014)

Officials hope many lives will be saved, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/01/2014)

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